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Congratulations to our Gold Humanism Honor Society honoree: Julia Close, MD

The Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS) recognizes students, residents and faculty who are exemplars of compassionate patient care and who serve as role models, mentors, and leaders in medicine. GHHS […]

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Four UF Health researchers recognized for most-cited works worldwide

Four UF Health researchers are among the most influential authors in their fields worldwide based on how often their work has been cited by their peers. Dominick Angiolillo, M.D., Ph.D.; […]

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UF awarded grant to establish a cancer health equity center

The National Cancer Institute has awarded a five-year, $16 million grant to establish a cancer health equity center at the University of Florida and partner institutions. The Florida-California Cancer Research, […]

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UF study find physicians, patients talking less about lung cancer screening

Smoking rates are down nationally, but so are discussions among physicians and smokers about lung cancer screening, University of Florida researchers have found. However, the study also found these patient-physician […]

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UF Health unveils renovated infusion clinic with new clinical trials capabilities

UF Health unveiled its expanded and renovated adult infusion clinic in September. The infusion clinic at the UF Health Medical Oncology – Davis Cancer Pavilion added 14 more chairs to […]

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Welcome

Dr. Merry Jennifer MarkhamWelcome to the Division of Hematology & Oncology at the University of Florida. The Division is made up of 40 talented faculty members with diverse backgrounds and experience, all of whom share a common goal of providing excellence in patient care, medical education, and research. The Division is also home to 15 hematology and oncology fellows.

Faculty within the Division of Hematology & Oncology specialize in the treatment of all types of cancers and hematologic (blood) disorders including solid tumor cancers, hematologic cancers, and non-cancerous hematologic disorders. Our faculty have expertise in all aspects of cancer care, including chemotherapy, targeted therapies, immunotherapy, and bone marrow transplantation. We are an important part of the UF Health Cancer Center, and our faculty work closely with clinical, laboratory, population science, and other research colleagues.

In addition to working to prevent, detect, and treat cancer and blood disorders, the Division of Hematology & Oncology is dedicated to the education and training of the next generation of physician leaders in the field of hematology/oncology. We welcome you to explore our website and learn more about our Division.

Merry-Jennifer Markham, MD, FACP

Interim Chief, Division of Hematology & Oncology

 

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University of Florida Health researchers discover molecule that impedes multiple sclerosis-like disease in mice

In multiple sclerosis patients, the body’s immune system goes rogue and attacks the protective covering on nerve fibers. Now, a group led by University of Florida Health researchers has found a...